The Hillcrest Forest neighborhood rated "Best in the Park Cities & North Dallas Area" by Dallas Morning News
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Memberships will be effective through December 31, 2021.
And if you live south of Forest Lane, east of Hillcrest Road, be sure to add a membership for the 5 Star ENP Private Police patrol!
Apartment proposal at Hughes Lane dropped
The developer that proposed re-zoning the two-story offices on Hughes Lane at LBJ has dropped the contract in the face of neighborhood opposition.
They have no further plans to pursue it at this time.
However, the property could attract further interest at some point. The 1980s office buildings along LBJ are attractive for re-development, and our part of town is centrally located, which is very appealing for any kind of residential.
The three 2-story office buildings next to the former Brinker site, on LBJ near Hillcrest, are currently being marketed as a potential apartment site.
Our TWO neighborhood Security Patrols
South of Forest Lane, East of Hillcrest Road:
The 5 Star ENP
Over a 2/3 reduction in reported crime in the last 4 years!
North of Forest Lane:
In both areas, patrols are by uniformed, off-duty Dallas Police officers in Dallas police cars, and by armed, uniformed security officers from Smith Protective Services.
Click the links for more information.
Click for photos of the Tornado that hit here on October 20, 2019
Dozens of homes on several streets were damaged, and some destroyed, but thankfully, no one was killed.
Hillcrest Forest members donate $6,000 to 5 STAR ENP Police Patrol to help protect our neighborhood.
After the tornado, the damaged homes became a magnet for thieves.
70 Hillcrest Forest residents contributed over $6,000 to fund extra patrols in the tornado-damaged area. Our association added another $2,500, for a total of $8,500..
This funded 13 weeks of additional private police patrols. You can see the names of the generous contributors here.
Click to see photos of our Hillcrest Forest
4th of July Parade!
We had face painters, a balloon artist, convertibles, vintage cars, kids on bikes, patriotic pets, and our State Representative and State Senator!
Arthur Kramer Elementary's certification as an elite International Baccalaureat school appeared in the Dallas Morning News. The story
Our Annual Meeting 2017
City Plan Commissioner and Hillcrest Forest resident Jaynie Schultz discusses the City's concept for redevelopment of the Valley View Mall area.
Hillcrest Forest reaches zoning deal with
After a year of negotiations, the school agreed to new restrictions and offered $1,000,000 to the neighborhood for the Churchill Way Security Patrols.
Full details here.
Hillcrest Forest Residents donate $14,000 to Kramer Elementary for Playground
Members fund a rest area on the Northaven Trail
120 of our members collectively donated over $10,000 to fund a beautiful 3-bench seating area on the Northaven Trail, the hike & bike park that runs through our neighborhood.
Our association donated an additional $2,500 to the Trail for general improvements.
The Northaven Trail is forever, and those 3 massive stone benches will be there for a very long time.
At our Annual Meeting, Jennifer Burks, PTA President of our neighborhood elementary school, explained why Kramer needs to replace some very expensive pieces of playground equipment.
At the close, HFNA President Bruce Wilke presented Jennifer with checks totalling over $14,000, donated by our Association members to help Kramer restore its playground. She said that she was "overwhelmed at the generosity of Kramer's neighbors."
Our association would like to thank everyone who donated to this project. You made a difference!
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Bruce Wilke, President